Maharaja Srischandra College

20, RAMKANTO BOSE STREET, Kolkata-700003
Maharaja Sirischandra College

Library

One best book is equal to hundred good friends but one good friend is equal to a library - Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam

Maharaja Srischandra College Library was started along with the establishment of the College on 1964-65 in order to cater the academic needs of the faculty, students and other members of the college. The college prides itself on having a well-collected and spacious library having with its books arranged in text books, reference books, journals, periodicals, magazines of both general and special interest, the library benefits the students and the teachers. The college library, since then, has gone from strength to strength to live-up to the expectation of its immediate clientele.

LOCATION

The college is situated on the Bhupen Bose Avenue, Kolkata and very closed to Shyambazar five points. The Central Library is situated on 2nd floor of the main building of the college having a 1496 Sq. ft reading room with 80 sitting capacities and the areas of stock room are 612 sq. ft.

LIBRARY H0URS

Monday to Friday 2.30pm to 9pm


Saturday 5 pm to 8.30pm

LIBRARY MEMBERS/USERS

The Membership of the college Library is open to the teachers, part time teachers, students and  non-teaching staff.  All categories of members are entitled to borrow books from the Central Library.

Borrowing Privileges of the Users

Categories of User

Entitled to borrow from the Library

Teacher

Honours Students

Students in General course

Part Time Teacher

Non-teaching Staff

20 Books

3 books at a time

2 books at a time

5 books

5 books

2015-12-11
Categories of User Entitled to borrow from the Library
Teacher 20 Books
Honours Students 3 books at a time
Students in General course 2 books at a time
Part Time Teacher 5 books
Non-teaching Staff 5 books

OPEN/CLOSED ACCESS

The Library maintains closed access but it is opened for the teachers.

 

LIBRARY RESOURCES

Books 34700 Reference books 658
Journals 11(Titles) Maps 40
Bound Volumes 494 e-journals & e-books n-list(INFLIBNET)
CD/Cassettes 46

LIBRARY SERVICES PROVIDED

Home Issue of Books OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue) Service
Reference Service Issue of Books against Caution Deposit( book value)
Reading Room facilities Library extension program-User Orientation Program
Cataloguing Service Internet

TECHNICAL WORKS

The Library use the 21st edition of Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) Scheme to classify books, journals and other reading materials and all books are entered into the SOUL software for OPAC purpose.

MAINTENANCE OF LIBRARY MATERIALS

Preservation: Dusting and Pest Controlling has been done on regular basis.

Binding: Old books and back issues of the journals are bounded regularly.

 

EXISTING LIBRARY MANPOWER

Dr. Asim Kumar Das Librarian
Dr. Avijit Chakrabarti Librarian
Sri Surajit Das Library Peon
Smt. Chaitali Nandy Library Assistant
Sri. Souritra Dutta Library Assistant

LIBRARY AUTOMATION

The College Authority has been taking appropriate steps to computerize the college library. The Library has installed one Personal Computer in the library, and procured a standard library management software SOUL by INFLIBNET. A book database has been created and computerized catalogue is done through this software. Faculties and students can search catalogue using OPAC service.

INTERNET CONNECTIVITY

A highs peed broadband connectivity has been set up in the library. Students, teachers can access internet with desktop computer or laptop computer in any place of the reading room.

E-RESOURCES

The Library has already been taken membership of n-list, an e-resources consortium by INFLIBNET. Teacher can access this facility in remote place and student can also use this one.

List of Journals

Sl. No. Name of the Journal Publisher’s Name
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Chartered Accountant
Indian Accounting Review
Financial Analyst
Economic & Political Weekly
University News
Perspective of Education
Span
Desh (Bengali)
Universal Education
Allochana(Hindi)
ERIC
Institute of Chartered Accountant of India, New Delhi
Indian Accounting Association Research Foundation
Institute of Chartered Financial Analyst of India
Economic & Political Weekly
Association of Universities
Society of Educational Research & Development
Public Affairs Section, American Centre
Ananda Prakashan
Universal Education, Chennai
Rajkamal Prakashan, New Delhi
The Institute of Cost Accountants of India

List of Magazines, Career Guidance Magazines and Job searching newsletters

Sl. No. Magazines
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Competition Success
Pratijogita Darpan(Hindi)
Careers 360
Outlook
All India Appointment Gazette
Employment News
Karmakshehtra

Please visit Library Website for more information